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Meet The Team

We are a team of vision scientists, optometrists, engineers, and programmers. Our mission is to bring recent technological advances in virtual reality and eye-tracking to optometrists, vision therapists, and other clinicians, enabling them to provide improved clinical outcomes and engaging therapeutic experiences to patients with vision disorders.


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Chang Yaramothu Ph.D., FAAO

Acting CEO / Chief Technology Officer


Chang is a biomedical engineer who studies the relationship between vision dysfunction and concussions. He is passionate about using technology to deliver affordable care to underserved communities. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

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Tara L. Alvarez Ph.D., FNAI, FAAO, FAIMBE

Chief Scientific Officer


Tara is a biomedical engineer and vision scientist who incubated OMT’s core technology in her lab at NJIT. Tara’s numerous publications in the field of neural engineering laid the foundation for OMT to automate the analysis of eye movements. She is a Fellow of AIMBE and of the National Academy of Inventors, and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry.

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Mitchell Scheiman O.D., Ph.D., FCOVD, FAAO

Chief Medical Officer


Mitch is a true thought leader in optometry. He has coordinated multiple large randomized clinical trials, authored several textbooks, and published hundreds of articles in the field. His decades of experience in both clinical practice and research are critical to OMT’s mission of developing the next generation of optometric tools. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry.


Vinay Chandorkar

Chief Operating Officer


Vinay is a strategic business leader in the medical devices industry with global commercial and general management experience. He has previously held executive leadership positions at Medtronic, C.R.Bard, and Johnson & Johnson. Vinay is an adjunct faculty for Strategy and Marketing at Rutgers University and is affiliated with angel investment and venture groups focused on the MedTech and EdTech verticals.


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Migle Tichy

Software Developer

Migle is a craftsman of code, cardboard, and cookery. Her problem solving experience includes high performance computing clusters, Amazon Web Services architecture, and website design and development.

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Jack Trowbridge

Game Developer

Jack is a virtual reality game developer who is passionate about providing patients with a fun, engaging, and efficacious therapy experience.

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Connor Criscoe

Software Developer

Connor is a software developer for OMT working mainly on backend web development and eye movement analysis. Further inquiries may be directed to his professional email, 👁️👄👁️@💻.kz

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Jacquelynn Wilson

Software Developer

Jacquelynn has always been a team player since her start at OMT. She enjoys her work and helping others.


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Hans Hartmann

Operations Advisor

Hans is an operations and scaling specialist who has previously served as COO at both Oculus and Fitbit. He has held many roles throughout his prolific business career, and has been patiently guiding the founders since OMT’s inception.

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Anthony Deleo

Athletics Advisor

Anthony is an Assistant Baseball Coach (Pitchers & Catchers) at D1 NJIT. An Operations Management and Economics major with extensive work in sports science and analytics, he worked in Player Development with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays prior to his work in collegiate athletics.


Elaine Bochniewicz Ph.D.

Cybersecurity Advisor

Elaine is a multifaceted engineering leader with over 20 years’ experience and a passion for working on cybersecurity for medical devices. She volunteers for the Biohacking Village Capture the Flag event at Defcon to help the next round of security researchers learn how to secure these devices.

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Matthew Tucker

Commercialization Advisor

Matt is the Chief Commercial Officer of Nightware, a wearable digital therapeutics company. His past experience at Highmark Health and Mylan affords him expertise in a variety of healthcare topics of concern to medical device companies.

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Michael Gallaway O.D., FCOVD, FAAO

Optometry Advisor

Michael is an optometrist with over 30 years of experience in private practice vision therapy. He is also an Associate Professor at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia.

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